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Gaining Perspective in Nepal

By Ian Whitlow, Creative Strategist

If you ever find yourself in Kathmandu, try the MOMO. Seriously, that stuff is delicious.

Earlier this year, I did find myself in Kathmandu. And while I ate my weight in momo, that wasn’t why I was there.

Along with several other members on the Tyson Foods Corporate Communications team, I traveled to Nepal to meet Moushumi Shrestha – agricultural entrepreneur and, together with Tyson Foods, co-sponsor of a brand new ONEEGG project in Nepal.

Staying at the Forefront of Animal Well-Being

By Karen Christensen, PhD., Senior Director of Animal Well-Being

This week, 15 experts in animal well-being and welfare from all over the world met to help guide the next chapter of Tyson Foods’ animal well-being journey. These esteemed veterinarians, scientists, culinary experts, and more contribute to a new roster and revitalized agenda for the TYSON FOODS ANIMAL WELL-BEING ADVISORY PANEL.

How Tyson Foods Is Changing The World

By Jess Hines, Chief Blogger

Changing the world is no simple feat—and not a task that can be tackled alone. At risk of sounding cliché, I’m a firm believer in the age-old notion: “it takes a village.” Especially when it comes to the lofty goal of creating solutions for some of the world’s biggest problems. 

Walmart Foundation and Tyson Foods Invest in Region’s Inclusion Efforts

EngageNWA shares strategic plan to enhance quality of life and economic growth for all residents
Press Release

August 1, 2018 /3BL Media/ - With strong financial support from Tyson Foods and Walmart Foundation, EngageNWA, which operates as part of the Northwest Arkansas Council, launched its strategic plan with the goal to enhance the region’s ability to ensure an inclusive and welcoming environment for everyone who makes Northwest Arkansas home.  

Tyson Foods $40,000 Grant Funds Food Bank Mobile Pantry

By Faith Bemiss

A $40,000 grant from Tyson Foods is allowing The Food Bank for Central and Northeastern Missouri to offer a mobile pantry benefiting Pettis County residents.

The Food Bank is a regional disaster and hunger relief network that acquires and distributes millions of pounds of food annually to partner agencies across a 32-county area.

According to a media release, “Mobile Pantries are refrigerated box trucks that allow The Food Bank to distribute perishable goods to communities that do not have adequate brick-and-mortar pantries.”

Kicking off Grilling Season with the Chicago Spark Program

Jess Hines, Manager, Social Media and Digital Analytics

Last week, we kicked off grilling season on the beautiful rooftop deck at our Chicago office, complete with hot dogs, cornhole and beautiful weather.

We were joined by several special guests, including our CEO Tom Hayes, talented Tyson Senior Chef Kang Kuan, and the VP of Marketing for Mike’s Hard Lemonade, Sanjiv Gajiwala.  But perhaps more notably, we were joined by a group of 7th graders from Frazier International Magnet School, an affiliate of the Chicago Spark Program.

Blockchain-ing Our Way to a Stronger Supply Chain

By Tom Mastrobuoni, Tyson Ventures Chief Financial Officer

Blockchain is all the buzz these days. Sectors across finance, healthcare, media, government, and food, in the U.S. and around the world, are looking at how they can leverage blockchain for everything from medical record security to financial transactions and more. Blockchain is said to be the great democratizer and equalizer. Some liken it to the emergence of the internet where it can open seemingly infinite possibilities for change and improvement.

In the food industry, blockchain is just getting started, where its potential to transform our industry is significant.

Tyson Foods Donates $151,000, Truckload of Protein to Food Finders Food Bank

Press Release

LOGANSPORT, Ind., June 15, 2018 /3BL Media/ – Tyson Foods announced today a $151,000 donation to Food Finders Food Bank to help fund a mobile food pantry and leverage access to federal funding for food programs. The company also donated a truckload of protein totaling 29,640 pounds, the equivalent of 118,560 servings. 

Business for Good

Debra Vernon, Senior Director, Corporate Social Responsibility

Our purpose is to raise the world’s expectations for how much good food can do. Today, our purpose is coming to life in exciting ways through investments we are making in social enterprise initiatives -- philanthropic investments that create shared value for society and our company.

These initiatives are aimed at using our strength as a modern food company with the size and scale to impact change to help sustainably solve social issues such as food insecurity, while improving communities and making a positive impact on people’s lives.

Tyson Foods Invests in Community Healthcare Education and Access

Six organizations in four states awarded over $600,000
Press Release

SPRINGDALE, Ark., May 30, 2018 /3BL Media/ – As part of Tyson Foods’ (NYSE: TSN) efforts to raise the world’s expectations for how much good food can do and its commitment to support the communities it serves where help is needed most, the company announced today over $600,000 in grants to six community healthcare providers in four states.


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